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East Hampton School Calendar Is Set

The East Hampton School Board on Tuesday approved its 2021-22 academic calendar. The first day of the next school year will be Sept. 8.

Feb 4, 2021
Kids Culture 2.4.21

Activities are coming up at the South Fork Museum of Natural History, Project Most, the East Hampton Library, and more.

Feb 4, 2021
Bridgehampton School 'Challenged to Find Money'

The Bridgehampton School District last week unveiled a rough draft of next year's school budget. Having been heavily affected by the pandemic, the district now has a lot of homework to do, school officials said.

Feb 3, 2021
Springs Principal Awarded $300,000 Separation Deal

Eric Casale, who was principal of the Springs School for 15 years until his resignation in December, received a settlement worth $300,000 from the district last month following a leave of absence that began in August.

Feb 3, 2021
Bridgehampton School: Twice as Large

Students in the Bridgehampton School's film and media class have produced a video tour of the newly expanded school, which has more than doubled in size since the start of the district's $29.4 million construction project last year.

Feb 3, 2021
Springs Budget to Stay Under Cap

Michael Henery, the Springs School's business administrator, announced this week that the district will adhere to the state-imposed cap on tax levy increases in its 2021-22 spending plan, rather than push to pierce the cap with a supermajority of voter approval of the budget in May.

Feb 3, 2021
New School Bus Barn Gets Off the Ground

The East Hampton School District officially broke ground last week on its new transportation hub at the town's former scavenger waste site on Springs-Fireplace Road. The 10,800-square-foot facility will serve as a parking, maintenance, and fueling depot for most of the district's 37 school buses. It will also feature classroom space for a new student program in auto mechanics.

Feb 3, 2021
Studying History as It's Made

The pandemic, the 2020 election, the former President Trump's impeachments, Supreme Court appointments, the Capitol riot -- these events are the kind of stuff that history textbooks are made of. But today's students aren't waiting for it all to be written down before they study it in the classroom. Many are watching and learning as history unfolds before their eyes, often in a controversial way.

Jan 28, 2021
100 High School Students to Quarantine in Sag Harbor

Jeff Nichols, the Sag Harbor School District superintendent, reported Thursday that there is actually evidence of school-related transmission in these two cases — an unusual finding given that that has not been the case in most other school districts on the South Fork.

Jan 28, 2021
A Budget Bump for Benefits in Sag Harbor

Costs are rising for retirement plans, Medicare reimbursements for current retirees, and compensation for employees who opt out of the district's health insurance plan, according to Jennifer Buscemi, the school business administrator.

Jan 28, 2021
In Montauk, Movement on Vaccination Agreement, Classroom Replacement

The Montauk School Board took action on Tuesday on two fronts: an ongoing building project that will see its decades-old portable classrooms replaced with new ones, and setting up the potential to use the school as a Covid-19 vaccine distribution site.

Jan 28, 2021
Technical Programs for High Schoolers

The Eastern Long Island Academy of Applied Technology, which is operated by the Board of Cooperative Educational Services, or BOCES, will have online open house days for high school programs on Wednesday and next Thursday.

Jan 28, 2021